[MGSA-L] The Greek Revolution of 1821 Live on Twitter

Dia Philippides philippd at bc.edu
Tue Jan 12 08:03:46 PST 2021

The Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, taking active part in the
commemorative events for the 200 years from the national uprising in 1821
against Ottoman rule, has initiated a live news stream on Twitter that aims
to guide readers through the first year of the Greek Revolution.

Events are reported day by day as if they are taking place in the present —
exactly 200 years after their respective dates. To follow the historical
events on Twitter: https://twitter.com/News1821 (in English)

https://twitter.com/eidiseis1821 (in Greek)

The particular initiative is further described at:

(in English)

https://www.protovoulia21.gr/draseis/1821-live-twitter/ (in Greek)

For more on the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation’s numerous initiatives
connected with the Greek bicentennial celebrations (1821-2021), see:

(in English)

https://www.protovoulia21.gr/idrimata/idryma-aikaterinis-laskaridi/ (in


Dia Philippides
Professor Emerita
Dept. of Classical Studies
Boston College
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